Wednesday Dance Jam

After Jam Events

Contact Dance Performance Nights

Artist In Residence

CONTACT DANCE PERFORMANCE NIGHTS
Upcoming Performance Dates:
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
November 27, 2019

A community performance night that welcomes contact dancers of all skill levels.

Works may be improvised, score-based or pre-set.

Along with presenting work by community members this evening will also present the work of guest artists:

Attendance: Free
Concession: Pizza $3

805 Dovercourt (third floor)
8:45 pm

To sign up for a performance slot and/or rehearsal time (Wednesday nights after the Jam) please contact kathleen.rea@reasondetre.com

Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/296914160838114/

WEDNESDAY DANCE JAM ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
FOR:
Available to both emerging, mid-career and senior artists, dance companies or collectives.

WHAT:
During their residency the Artist in Residence receives:
- free entrance to the Wednesday Jam Class and Jam during the duration of their residency

- rehearsal time on Wednesday nights from 8:40 pm to 10:40 pm

- artistic mentoring by Kathleen Rea, if they wish

- if you wish you can ask for members of the Wednesday jam community to take part

- a work-in-progress showcase as part of the Contact Dance Community Performance Night.

THERE ARE TWO RESIDENCIES SLOTS
Please note there are two residencies available this year.

1) March 15 to the May 15 Contact Dance Community Performance Night.
2) September 15 to the December, 11 Contact Dance Community Performance Night.

WHO HAS DONE IT IN THE PAST?
Lo Bil, Suzanne Liska, Karen Kaeja, Form Contemporary Dance Theatre, and Sarah Jones

APPLIATION DATE
Application Deadline is March 1, 2019

ELIGIBILITY
Applicants must have:
- a curiosity or interest in contact dance improvisation
- a practice of creating work for the stage
- availability on Wednesday nights

ACCESSIBILITY
Please note this residency is attached-to/occurs after the Wednesday Dance Jam. The Wednesday Dance Jam is in at 805 Dovercourt third floor and there are no elevators in the building. We have been looking for a wheelchair accessible space to house the Wednesday Dacen Jam that is affordable, available on Wednesday nights, and large enough, with the right type of floor without luck for serval years. As such this residency is not wheelchair accessible. It is, however, welcome to dancers of different abilities. Please ask if there are accommodations you need.

APPLICATION MUST INCLUDE
- your contact info
- a brief history of what you have been up to performance/production wise
- describe why you are interested in contact dance improvisation
- project lead/s with short biographies
- a brief description of the proposed project or dance work you will be working on
- list of artist with short biographies
- a link to some of your work.
- let us know your preferred dates (i.e the March to May residency or the September to December residency)

Please keep application to one or two pages (three pages max)

SEND TO: kathleen.rea@reasondetre.com

FACEBOOK EVENT
https://www.facebook.com/events/412490432833462/